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111-Year Old Siddaganga Seer, Passes Away Karnataka state govt announced 3-Day Mourning

Shivakumara Swamiji, the 111-year-old Siddaganga seer, passed away on Monday morning after age-related ailments.   Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa and other top leaders cancelled their scheduled programmes and rushed to the Siddaganga Mutt.   Announcing the seer’s demise at Siddaganga, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, flanked by deputy CM G Read More…

Business Companies Legal

Modi relative Choksi surrendered his Indian passport and acquired Antigua

“Mehul Choksi has surrendered his Indian passport to the High Commission in Guyana,” sources said.   The development has been confirmed by high-level sources at India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).   Choksi deposited his cancelled Indian Passport No. Z3396732 and a mandatory fee of $177 for the other formalities, as per IANS news agency. Read More…

Asia Business Industries Market

Nepal bans Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500 and Rs 200

Nepal’s central bank has banned the use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500 and Rs 200 denominations, a move that could affect Indian tourists visiting the Himalayan nation where Indian currency is widely used.   Nepal Rastra Bank on Sunday issued a circular prohibiting Nepali travellers, banks and financial institutions from holding Read More…

Social Voice World

Wealth of top 9 Indian billionaires equivalent to wealth of bottom 51.53% of population: Oxfam

Globally, billionaires’ fortunes rose by 12 per cent or USD 2.5 billion a day in 2018, whereas the poorest half of the world’s population saw their wealth decline by 11 per cent, the international rights group said in its annual study released before the start of the five-day World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Read More…

National Supreme Court

CJI recused himself from hearing CBI Interim Director Rao appointment

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi has recused himself from hearing a plea challenging M Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).   He has said that the petition should be heard by a court number 2 presided by justice AK Sikri.   Seeking transparency in the process of short-listing, selection Read More…

National Politics Voice

Mamata’s ‘United India Rally’ sings in single the voice “Save India” “Save democracy” from BJP

Mamata Banerjee’s United Opposition rally witnessed Opposition leaders who oppose BJP has descended upon Kolkata Saturday to attend Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee’s ‘United India Rally’.   Here are some of the top quotes from the event.   Leaders of several opposition parties graced the event, which saw Mamata Banerjee stating that the PM Modi’s Read More…

America Business China Industries Market

Unprecedented GDP growth in China hits 28 year low

  China’s economic growth cooled slightly in the fourth quarter from a year earlier as expected, weighed down by weak investment and faltering consumer confidence as Washington piled on trade pressure, leaving 2018 growth the weakest in 28 years.   Signs of further cooling in China which has generated nearly a third of global growth Read More…

Opinion Social Votes & Polls

EVMs are not possible to Manipulate assures CEC Sunil Arora

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora Friday lamented that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were being treated like a “football” by parties suffering electoral losses, and said the voting equipment was foolproof as far as fears of manipulation were concerned.   Talking to reporters here upon the conclusion of his two-day tour of Bihar, the CEC, heading Read More…

Opinion Politics South India

Out of 80 MLAs in Congress 2 MLAs not reachable : Siddaramaiah

The absence of four lawmakers posed no imminent threat to the seven-month old Congress-JDS government in the numbers game but suggested that all was not well within the Congress which is still wrestling with dissidence.   The Congress would issue notices to absentee MLAs Ramesh Jarkiholi, who was dropped as minister in the recent cabinet Read More…